posted: Oct 6, 2010 5:36 am | Comments (0)
On September 25, 2010, God called Barbara (Wadley) Edmonds-James Home to rest after a brief illness. She was a resident of New Haven, Ct. Barbara was born in Riviera beach, Fla. To the late Attaway and Carrie Bell Wadley. She was a graduate of Hillhouse High School (Class of 1958). She attended Southern Connecticut State University and Springfield College where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church, The Black Business and Professional Association, The Red Hat Club, and The Dixwell Senior Center. Barbara was the founder of the B&J Paint Company and later worked as a social services coordinator for the West Rock Neighborhood Corporation. She also worked as a paraprofessional at Fair Haven Middle School where she retired in 1997. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her daughter, Mikel Edmonds-Grant and two siblings, Maurice Wadley Sr. and Joyce Weeks. Barbara’s memory will be forever cherished by her daughters, Michelle Edmonds-Sepulveda, Mia Duff (Tony), and her son, Sebastian Edmonds (Eve). She is also survived by a brother, Hershal Wadley (Cynthia), two sisters, Paij Bailey and Patricia Brown (Robert), Danny Sepulveda, Mari Camacho, 13 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of friends and relatives. A celebration of her life will be held at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 255 Goffe Street, New Haven, on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010; Calling hours from 8-9 and Service at 9:00 a.m. To leave a message of comfort to the James family please visit our website www.hkhfuneralservices.com.
posted: Oct 6, 2010 4:42 am | Comments (0)
Huirles L. Moye, Jr. 83, of New Haven, departed this life October 1, 2010. He was the widower of Doris R. Moye.
Born in Ayden, NC, February 22, 1927, he was the son of Huirles L. Moye, Sr. and Helena Moye.
Prior to retiring, he was employed at Olin Corp. as a Machine Operator. He was a long time member of Union Temple U.F.W. Baptist Church where he served for many years on the Trustee Board and the Male Choir. He was also a member of Springs of Life-Giving Waters Church. He is survived by sons, Rossie (Dorothy), Ronald, Sr. (Sharon) and David E. Moye, Sr.; daughters, Diane Frasier (Marion), Dolly and Sandi Moye, and Crystal Wilson-Laster; brothers, Walter Earl and Kelly Bruce Moye; sisters, Mildred Slaughter, Gayther Bush, Alberta Moye, and Betty Newborn; twenty grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by a brother, Thelbert Moye; a sister, Ruby Moye; and a daughter in-law, Carrol Moye.
A celebration of Mr. Moye’s life and legacy will be held Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 11:00 AM at Agape Christian Center, 90 Goffe St., New Haven. Viewing and visitation will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Professional services entrusted to Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com
posted: Oct 5, 2010 4:40 am | Comments (0)
Nettie Skinner, 100 of New Haven, CT passed away on Thursday September 30, 2010. Born to the late Frank Peterson and Carrie Comeback Peterson in Kingston, NY on June, 8, 1910. She leaves to cherish her memory; daughter, Joan Allen of Bronx, NY, Paula and Marion Skinner of New Haven, CT; 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husband, Allen Skinner; sons, Allen Jr., Frank and Gordon Skinner and brother, Percy Peterson. A celebration of her life will be held on Monday October 4, 2010 9AM at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Interment will be in Hamden Plains. To leave a message of comfort to the Skinner family please visit our website www.hkhfuneralservices.com
posted: Sep 22, 2010 6:00 am | Comments (0)
Gerald Edmondson, 59, of New Haven, departed this life September 7, 2010.
Born in New Haven, CT, August 25, 1951, he was the son of Florence Wright and the late Amos Black.
Mr. Edmondson was previously employed by the New Haven Fire Department as a Firefighter.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Lauren Edmondson; his companion, Patti Ann Williams; a son, Lamont A. Edmondson; daughters, Lea L. Edmondson and LaVonna D. Williams; two grandchildren; an uncle, Jimmie Johnson; an aunt, Lola Johnson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service to celebrate Mr. Edmondson’s life and legacy will be held Monday, September 20, 2010, at 11:00 AM at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com
posted: Sep 20, 2010 6:00 am | Comments (0)
After a gradual decline in health, Carrol Jenise Moye, age 54, went home to be with the Lord the morning of September 12, 2010. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and friends during her last days. Carrol was born in Florence, AL on April 24, 1956 and was the daughter of George Washington Hurt, Jr. and Ernestine Virginia Reid Hurt.
posted: Sep 16, 2010 5:17 pm | Comments (2)
Robert Francis Adrian (Poppy), 44, a loving father, brother and devoted friend to many, entered into eternal life on Monday, September 13, 2010 after a tragic work-related accident at New Haven’s Science Park.
posted: Sep 3, 2010 12:04 am | Comments (0)
Oliver Coleman, Jr., age 57 of New Haven, CT, loving husband of Georgia (Ann) Green-Coleman departed this life Saturday, August 28, 2010 in Yale New Haven Hospital. Mr. Coleman was born August 20, 1953 in Clover, VA to the late Oliver Coleman, Sr. and Susie (King) Coleman. Oliver aka “Bonehead” grew up in White Plains, NY and attended public school there until he moved to New Haven, CT. He was employed at numerous jobs, with the last one at Yale University as a custodial worker. He enjoyed fishing, baseball and family time. Besides his loving wife, he leaves a daughter, Tyshi Williamson of New Haven; step-children, Pamela Watkins (Ellis) of NC, Adrienne Green (Stacey), Jason Goodson (Crystal), Kassondra Calloway all of New Haven; brothers, Ernest Coleman of VA, Bennie (Tanya) Coleman of New Haven; sisters, Louise Morton of NY, Quitana (Colonious) King of NC, Annie Coleman (George), Mamie Grinnan (Willie), Pinkey Foster all of New Haven; 8 sister-in-laws; 6 brother-in-laws; 13 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by 1 son, Oliver (Squeaky) Coleman, III, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 1 sister-in-law and 2 brother-in-laws. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 9:00 AM at St. Matthew UFW Baptist Church, 440 Dixwell Avenue New Haven. Calling hours will be held Saturday at the church from 8:00-9:00 AM. Interment will take place in Beaverdale Memorial Park, New Haven. To leave a message of comfort to the Coleman family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.
posted: Sep 2, 2010 12:10 pm | Comments (0)
Clara Frank Smith, 93 of New Haven, CT passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Sister Anne Virginie Grimes Center. She was the wife of the late Hardy R. Smith. Clara was born on August 1, 1917 in North Carolina to the late Rev. Frank Johnson Sr. and Clara Williams Johnson. She was employed by Duke University for 34 years until her retirement. Clara was a longtime member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Durham, NC before joining Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in New Haven, CT. She is survived by her daughter Ella J. Smith of New Haven, her grandchildren, Corris, David, and Dana Smith of CT, and Marlano (Felicia) Smith Sr. of GA, her great grandchildren, Marlisha and Marlano Smith Jr. of GA, DeShawn Pittman and Melody Smith of CT, Mallory Smith of W.VA; sisters, Corris Gill of NY; brother, Frank Johnson Jr. New Mexico and a host of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by Allen Hamlet, Malissa Woods, Cornelius Johnson and Arthur Hammond. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be made to Tower One and the Sister Anne Virginie Grimes Center. A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday September 2, 2010 11 AM at Agape Christian Center, 90 Goffe Street, New Haven, CT. Friends may call at the church from 10-11AM. Interment will be at Beaverdale Memorial Park. To leave a message of comfort to the Smith family please visit our website www.hkhfuneralservices.com
posted: Aug 30, 2010 11:53 am | Comments (0)
posted: Aug 26, 2010 10:27 am | Comments (0)
Jean “Nana” Wilson Wilder, born October 9, 1929 in Glen Cove, New York, transitioned to her heavenly home on Friday, August 20, 2010. She was raised in Yonkers, New York by a loving uncle and aunt, David & Emily Wilson. Jean relocated to New Haven, CT in 1948 and two years later was joined in holy matrimony to Robert J. Wilder, Jr. She worked at Yale New Haven Hospital for a number of years prior to receiving an LPN certification in 1971. Jean retired from St. Raphael’s Hospital after 25 years of service as a Surgical Nurse. During her rich life, Jean enjoyed extensive traveling and reading. Jean is predeceased by Robert J. Wilder, Jr. and is survived by their three sons: Kevin, Keith, Glen and one daughter, Brenda Wilder. Also mourning her home going are three beloved sisters: Thomasenia Riggs, Nancy Sanchez and Muriele “Sissy” Harris. Jean was very proud to share her life with seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by a host of family, friends and acquaintances. A celebration of her life will take place Friday August 27, 2010 11AM at Varick A M E Zion Church, 242 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10-11 AM. Interment will be at Mt. St. Benedict, Bloomfield, CT. Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT. To leave a message of comfort to the Wilder family please visit our website www.hkhfuneralservices.com